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Guide To Minimizing Home Repair And Maintenance Costs

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Step 1
Take inventory of your home

Note down the age and breakdown & maintenance history of your home systems and appliances

Step 2
Use calculators to plan finances

Our home maintenance calculators will show the potential maintenance costs vs. the home warranty costs. Find out how much value home warranties may add to your household

Step 3
Compare home warranty plans

Check out the coverage, pricing range and detailed reviews of home warranty companies. Also check out user reviews to see how they meet customer expectations

Step 4
Get free quotes

Shortlist the best options and get free quotes from the companies serving in your location

Step 5
Maintain the home systems and appliances

Now that you have a home warranty at your service, you can use your household budget for actual emergencies

Critical Coverage for Your Home

Some critical home systems and appliances can be very expensive to repair. Based on our editorial team's research and the users' home warranty reviews we realize that the following items are most prone to wearing out with age:

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HVAC

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Electrical System

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Plumbing System

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Kitchen appliances

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Cleaning Appliances

There are a few devices that not all homeowners have, and therefore home warranty plans offer them as optional to cover. But if you own any of the following items, you should consider getting them covered in your home warranty plan.

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Pool pump

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Septic pump

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Rekeying

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Roof Coverage

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Wine Cooler

DIY vs. Expert Help

Do it yourself

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Short Term Fix

DIY repairs are often guesswork and stopgap measures

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Lose Warranty Coverage

Opening up the device yourself can cause you to lose OEM/home warranty coverage

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Life Risk

Working with electrical items can be dangerous to you

Expert Help

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Long Term Results

Expert repairs are long-lasting and come with service guarantees

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Free Eligible Repairs

Professional repairs are necessary for warranty validity and to avail free services

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Safety Assured

Professionals take all the right precautions for safety

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Short Term Fix

DIY repairs are often guesswork and stopgap measures

Long_Term_Results

Long Term Results

Expert repairs are long-lasting and come with service guarantees

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Lose Warranty Coverage

Opening up the device yourself can cause you to lose OEM/home warranty coverage.

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Free Eligible Repairs

Professional repairs are necessary for warranty validity and to avail free services

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Life Risk

Working with electrical items can be dangerous to you

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Safety Assured

Professionals take all the right precautions for safety

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Covered Systems And Appliances

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Pool and Spa

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Well Pump

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Sump pump

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Limited Roof Leak

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Septic System

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Stand-Alone Freezer

Plumbing System

Plumbing System

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Electrical system

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Water heater

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Refrigerator

Air-Conditioner

Air conditioning

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Ceiling fan

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Whirlpool Bathtub

Cooktop

Cooktop

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Dishwasher

Built-in Microwave

Microwave

Ductwork

Ductwork

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Garage Door Opener

Add-ons

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Free first month

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Free
roof coverage

John Halliburton

Gainesville, TX

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Fortunately, I haven\'t had to make a claim with CHW previously, but they were very responsive with the claim I submitted recently. The very old AC in my rental home was freezing up, so I asked to have it serviced. Within 12 hours, I received an email that the local AC firm had set up an appointment. They showed up as promised, analyzed the system, and recommended adding several pounds of R-22 refrigerant, what we always called freon. Newer systems don\'t use that any longer, but they topped it off as the service company recommended. I appreciated the quick turnaround and the fact that the AC system was restored to normal so quickly. I would definitely recommend CHW to others.

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7,127 Reviews

Choice Home Warranty

Premium

$495 - $700

Deductible

$85

Appliances Limit

$3000

States Covered

48

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

Free First Month

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Free
roof coverage

Covered Systems And Appliances

Add-ons

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pool_icon

Pool and Spa

limited-roof-coverage

Limited Roof Leak

Sump pump

Sump pump

well-pump

Well Pump

septic-system

Septic System

Stating-alone-freezer

Stand-Alone Freezer

HVAC

HVAC System

electrical_system

Electrical System

Plumbing System

Plumbing System

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Dishwasher

washer

Garage Door Opener

refrigerator_ice_maker

Refrigerator

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Ductwork

Ductwork

Trash-Compactor

Trash Compactor

water-heater

Water Heater

whirpool-bathtub

Whirlpool Bathtub

Built-in Microwave

Built-in Microwave

Cooktop

Cooktop

Add-ons

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$200 off

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2 months free

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Free
roof coverage

Lawrence Campas

Chicago, IL

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My request for service were handled quickly and professionally. The service repairman was very professional and explained the findings, work and follow-up service needed. We were contacted within one day. The options for handling the matter were presented and found to be very reasonable..

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Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star
753 Reviews

Total Home Protection

Premium

$500 - $599

Deductible

$75

Appliances Limit

$1500

States Covered

46

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

$200 off

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2 months free

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Free
roof coverage

Covered Systems And Appliances

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Plumbing System

dishwasher_appliance

Washer

water-heater

Water Heater

Ductwork

Ductwork

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Heating System

Built-in Microwavewater dispenser

Oven

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Air-Conditioner

Air conditioning

electrical_system

Electrical System

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Refrigerator

Cooktop

Cooktop

dishwasher_appliance

Dishwasher

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Ceiling Fan

$150 off

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2 months free

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Free
roof coverage

Ron STAFFORD

Jacksonville, FL

Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star

Had policy for two years finally filed a claim for my AC unit. At first it was denied due to a renewal timing thing so being ticked, I asked for a refund and to cancel my plan and posted a bad review. The following business day, I received a call and speaking with their representative and explaining the situation it was approved quickly. Thus I am changing my review from bad to great as they came through and I am 100% satisfied with the outcome. They allowed me to call any company I wanted which was great as I was able to get a repairman quickly. I submitted the invoice and they approved it right away so again, I strongly recommend Select Home Warranty!

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4,364 Reviews

Select Home Warranty

Premium

$299 - $499

Deductible

$60

Appliances Limit

$500

States Covered

46

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

$150 off

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Free

roof coverage

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2 months free

Covered Systems And Appliances

Add-ons

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washine-machine

Clothes Washer & Dryer

pool_icon

Pool and Spa

whirpool-bathtub

Jetted Bathtub

water-softner

Water Softener

refrigerator_ice_maker

Refrigerator

electrical_system

Electrical System

water-heater

Water Heater

Ceiling fans

Garbage Disposal

hoover

Central Vacuum

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Dishwasher

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Oven

Microwave

Trash-Compactor

Heating system

Cooktop

Range / Cooktop

Garage-Door-Opener

Septic System

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Attic & Exhaust Fan

Ductwork

Ductwork

Add-ons

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Kiamesha

Strongsville, OH

Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star

I spoke with ****** today to start a claim and she was great! She explained everything. She was thorough and fast. The claims & reimbursement process I’m not too happy with, but other than that a great company.

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850 Reviews

America's Preferred Home Warranty (APHW)

Premium

$480 - $599

Deductible

$50 - $125

Appliances Limit

$1200

States Covered

49

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

Covered Systems And Appliances

Add-ons

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well-pump

Well Pump

pool_icon

Pool and Spa

septic-system

Septic pump

limited-roof-coverage

HVAC Tune-Up

Air-Conditioner

Air Conditioning

Ductwork

Ductwork

refrigerator_ice_maker

Refrigerator

Built-in Microwave

Microwave

electrical_system

Electrical System

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Heating

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Cooktop

Cooktop

Trash-Compactor

Trash Compactor

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Dishwasher

Garage-Door-Opener

Garage Door Opener

Free-standing-ice-make

Freestanding Ice Maker

Add-ons

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Lynne Williams

North Grafton, MA

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Three of my outlets in the kitchen all of a sudden were not working, we tried resetting at the electrical box and there was no electricity going to the outlets, I called AHS and received a call from an electrician within a couple hours whom came out to the house by 4:00pm. The electrician looked at the electrical box and found that some of the switches had become loose and one was overheating. He checked each switch and made sure the outlets worked and double checked all of the electrical switches i was very impressed.

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Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star
13,997 Reviews

American Home Shield (AHS)

Premium

$480 - $840

Deductible

$75 - $125

Appliances Limit

$3000

States Covered

50

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

Covered Systems And Appliances

Add-ons

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well-pump

Well Pump

pool_icon

Pool and Spa

water-softner

Water Softener

Stating-alone-freezer

Jetted Bathtub

water-heater

Water Heater

cieling_fan_appliances

Ceiling Fan

refrigerator_ice_maker

Refrigerator

Cooktop

Cooktop

dishwasher_appliance

Dishwasher

Trash-Compactor

Trash Compactor

View more down_arrow
Oven

Built-in Microwave Oven

Garage-Door-Opener

Garage Door Opener

Air-Conditioner

Air Conditioning System

whirpool-bathtub

Whirlpool Bathtub

Cooktop

Ductwork

Add-ons

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Zoe Green

Nederland, TX

Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star Rating star

All it takes is a phone call and speak to one of their top client service reps and you\'re going to understand what I\'m talking about! Submitted a few claims for the heater and microwave oven and they were all successfully repaired for the long-term!

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1,916 Reviews

The Home Service Club

Premium

$400

Deductible

$65 - $125

Appliances Limit

$2000

States Covered

51

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

Covered Systems And Appliances

Add-ons

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limited-roof-coverage

Limited Roof Leak

pool_icon

Pool and Spa

hvac_icon

HVAC Tune-up

water-softner

Water Softener

Built-in Microwave

Microwave

Trash-Compactor

Trash Compactor

refrigerator_ice_maker

Refrigerator

heating-system

Heating System

Ductwork

Ductwork

dishwasher_appliance

Dishwasher

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electrical_system

Electrical System

Garage-Door-Opener

Garage Door Opener

water-heater

Water Heater

Cooktop

Cooktop

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Instant Hot Water Dispenser

rekeying

Re-Key

add-on

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Sarits Cox

Canton, GA

Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star

The technician was on time and did an excellent job installing the garbage disposal. The company stayed in touch with me on the progress of installing the disposal. I will definitely use the company again.

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1,934Reviews

First American Home Warranty

Premium

$336 - $534

Deductible

$85

Appliance Limits

$3500

States Covered

35

Complaint Resolution Program

Yes

Compare Other Home Warranty Companies At A Glance

Company name
Rating
Plans available
Pros
Cons
States covered
Old republic home warranty Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star Standard plan
Ultimate plan
Ultimate (W/D/R) plan
Platinum plan
  • Offers home security services
  • Offers home moving services
  • Home electronics coverage available
  • Does not serve North & North-west US
  • 13-month plans available in very few locations
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2-10 home buyers Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star Simply kitchen
Complete home
Pinnacle home
  • 40+ years of experience
  • Exclusive appliance benefits
  • “Even If” service guarantee
  • Limited coverage
  • Poor customer service
44
HomeServe home warranty Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star TotalHome warranty appliance plan
TotalHome warranty combo plan
Premium home protection plan
Complete plumbing repair plan
Interior protection plan
Home comfort plan
  • Several plan options to choose from
  • Partnership with several utility services
  • Plans benefits and exclusions vary from place to place
  • No nationwide coverage
36
Landmark home warranty Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star Total protection plan
Home systems plan
  • Offers home system tune-ups
  • Pest control services available
  • Coverage available in only seven states
  • No ductwork coverage
7
Amazon Home Warranty Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star System Plan
Appliance Plan
Combo Plan
  • Personalized Plans
  • 90-day guarantee on parts
  • 30-day workmanship guarantee
  • Customers cannot choose their own contractor
  • Some optional items are expensive
18
American residential warranty Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star Platinum premium
Platinum
Heating & cooling
Kitchen plus
  • Offers coverage for electronics
  • Home maintenance services and pest control options Affordable deductible
  • Option to customize coverage
  • 24/7 customer service not available
  • Limited optional coverage options
50
Home warranty of america Rating starRating starRating starRating starRating star Premier plan
Premier plus plan
  • Multiple plans and deductible options
  • 13 months of coverage
  • Online access to warranty upgrades, payments, and more
  • Coverage caps and limits are not readily available
  • Reviews indicate poor claims processing
50

Getting The Most Out Of Your Home Warranty!

The best way to improve your claim processing is to maintain your home systems and appliances in great working order. Use these guides for top-notch maintenance of your systems and appliances.

Guide to HVAC Maintenance

HVAC is one of most extensively used home systems. Many US states veer between extreme temperatures, causing the system to wear out faster. A home warranty saves a lot of money on HVAC repairs, but to ensure that you remain eligible for coverage, you have to maintain the systems as directed by the manufacturers.

Guide to Plumbing Maintenance

Plumbing systems are absolutely critical for homes to run smoothly. Not only do you need running water, but having plumbing leaks can also lead to wall damage, flooding and other expensive hassles. Home warranties cover most crucial plumbing system parts. Regular cleaning and maintenance is important not just to avail coverage but also prevent larger problems.

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  • States covered
    46
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  • States covered
    46
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FAQs

Should I get a Home Warranty or start a DIY repairs fund?

A home warranty policy provides coverage for the major appliances and systems in your home. It comes into effect when a covered item fails due to general wear and tear. The company sends out a service technician to diagnose and resolve the problem, and in cases where repair seems unlikely, a replacement is provided. The cost of a home warranty is less than the amount you’d have to pay in case of an unexpected breakdown.

You can never be too prepared to care for home emergencies and therefore maintaining a DIY repair fund alongside a home warranty is a good idea. There are some parts that home warranty companies don’t cover. Alternatively, if you want a replacement with an upgraded model, the company may not cover that. A DIY Repair fund can come in handy for other home improvement activities as well.

Is home warranty a scam?

Over the years, the actions of a few dishonest companies have led to home warranties being labeled as scams. Home warranties, as a premise, may come across as ‘too good to be true’ initially and raise doubts that they are a form of fraud. The idea that a policy provides comprehensive coverage to the appliances and systems in your home is generous and may seem suspicious to some.

There are, however, many leading home warranties in the market that have millions of satisfied customers, high business ratings, and positive reviews - a testament to their legitimacy. However, it's not possible for any product or service to have only positive reviews and home warranty companies do receive flak when they disappoint.

A common problem seen is lack of research and not reading the home warranty contract carefully. Some sales agents may be in a hurry to close the deal making the customer oversee the nuances of the contract. Taking your own time to read it and understand every clause is essential.

Will the home warranty company deny my claim?

Home warranties are, first and foremost, service agreements that offer repair and replacement services to the covered items in your home in lieu of a small fee. As such, companies offering these services abide by all the terms and conditions laid down in your contract.

There are a few instances where your claim can be denied. The most common cause for claim denial is when someone files to get an uncovered item repaired. Another reason may be that the item’s breakdown was due to the failure of a component that is not covered by the home warranty company.

You can increase your chances of a successful claim by getting a home inspection. You should also carefully review the home warranty policy to understand the coverage extent and other necessary details.

How much money can I save?

The average cost of a home warranty policy is usually $350-$700 per annum. The monthly cost ranges from $30-$75. Apart from the annual or monthly payment, you need to pay a small deductible to your service technician when he comes to fix the issue. This amount may be $50-$200. Some companies offer multiple deductible options.

Compare home warranty costs with the repair or replacement of the appliances and systems in your home, and you’ll realize that hiring independent contractors for services can run into thousands of dollars.

*These are approximate values. Submit a free quote to get the exact prices.

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